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Marjorie (Kelley) Christian

October 7, 1935 ~ July 15, 2021 (age 85)


Marjorie Russell Christian, 85, of Russellville, AR passed away, Thursday, July 15,2021 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville.  The daughter of William and Bennie Lee Fender Kelley, she was born October 7, 1935, in Nashville, GA.  She was a Manager with Ramada Inn.  She will be remembered as a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Marjorie was a member the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Rogers-Rye Post 2283 where she served as past president.  She enjoyed travelling, horseracing and spending time with her family.   She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Augustus Christian, her first husband, Junior Lee Russell, her parents and three siblings, Sylvia Hand; Elfrida Wollitz and Ben Kelley.

Survivors include, a son, Jeff Russell of Russellville, AR; two daughters, Brenda Russell of Ociano, CA; Sandra Condley (Veo) of Hector, AR; 10 grandchildren, Kelly Barnett of Fairfield, IA; Timothy Russell of Memphis, TN; Nathan Lee Jewell of Russellville; Amber Reinholdt of South Lake Tahoe; Audrey Rose Simmons of Santa Cruz; Emiliano Lee Lopez Wichinger of Ociano, CA; Meghan Nichole Hood of Scottsville; Hannah Marie Russell; Jaymee Leigh Russell; Jackson Russell all of Russellville, AR; four great grandchildren, Angel Lanham of Bentonville, AR; Persephone Barnett of Fairfield, IA; Maison Haynes and Rhyder Haynes.

Funeral Service will be held at 9:00AM, Monday, July 19, 2021 at Poplar Springs Church. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service and J. Herman Humphrey Dignity Cremation Center.  Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at

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Funeral Service
July 19, 2021

9:00 AM
Poplar Springs Church

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